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The Psychology of the Body

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Publisher Comments:

This book is designed to provide massage therapists and bodyworkers with a greater understanding of the psychological issues that can arise from using touch in their therapy sessions. The book describes the connection between the body and the mind, how touch affects this connection, the client's emotional reaction and release, and how to respond to the client in an appropriate manner. The purpose of the book is to clearly define the scope of practice in this area for massage therapists, and bodyworkers.

Book News Annotation:

This massage therapy textbook explains what causes a client to experience an emotional release during a session, describes chronic patterns of involuntary tension in the body that dampen emotional expression, and suggests methods for responding in a professional and effective manner. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Prepare your students to appropriately identify, understand, and respond appropriately to the phenomenon of emotional release during massage and bodywork! This new edition continues to provide a crucial basis of knowledge for massage therapy and students regarding the emotional impact of effective massage therapy. With a new, more colorful layout, this new edition has been fully revised to address the latest science around this topic. Furthermore, in-text features aim to help students apply their learning to actual practice as a massage therapist.

Synopsis:

This book is designed to provide massage therapists and bodyworkers with a greater understanding of the psychological issues that can arise from using touch in their therapy sessions. The book describes the connection between the body and the mind, how touch affects this connection, the client's emotional reaction and release, and how to respond to the client in an appropriate manner. The purpose of the book is to clearly define the scope of practice in this area for massage therapists, and bodyworkers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781737821
Publisher:
LWW
Location:
Philadelphia
Author:
Greene, Elliot
Author:
Goodrich-Dunn, Barbara
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Physiological Psychology
Subject:
Emotions
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Massage
Subject:
Mind and body
Subject:
Psychophysiology
Subject:
Massage therapy
Subject:
Mind-Body Relations
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Subject:
Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Physical Therapy
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Alternative
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Series Volume:
62
Publication Date:
20130206
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
73
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 in 1.51 lb

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Alternative
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Massage and Bodywork
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General

The Psychology of the Body
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"Synopsis" by ,

Prepare your students to appropriately identify, understand, and respond appropriately to the phenomenon of emotional release during massage and bodywork! This new edition continues to provide a crucial basis of knowledge for massage therapy and students regarding the emotional impact of effective massage therapy. With a new, more colorful layout, this new edition has been fully revised to address the latest science around this topic. Furthermore, in-text features aim to help students apply their learning to actual practice as a massage therapist.

"Synopsis" by ,
This book is designed to provide massage therapists and bodyworkers with a greater understanding of the psychological issues that can arise from using touch in their therapy sessions. The book describes the connection between the body and the mind, how touch affects this connection, the client's emotional reaction and release, and how to respond to the client in an appropriate manner. The purpose of the book is to clearly define the scope of practice in this area for massage therapists, and bodyworkers.
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